S. Sudjojono

Sudjojono is widely regarded as one of the forefathers of modern Indonesian painting. Adopted by an impressed art teacher when his family moved to another village, Sudjojono's style gradually shifted from sketching soldiers to an expressionism inspired by Van Gogh. By 1937, he had formed Persagi, a group of artists dedicatd to revitalizing Indonesian art. He was also a prominent political figure during Japanse occupation.

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